Chennai

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Loyola Chennai, also known as Madras (the official name until 1996), is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational center of south India. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about …

India Links

India Flag Links related to India presented in somewhat random fashion: Celebrating India Independence Day India Independence Day Current Time in India Hyderabad Time If it is 4pm in New Delhi, what time is it elsewhere? Indian_Standard_Time Headlines http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article7974733.ece http://mashable.com/2015/07/29/india-population-growth-un/ http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/zkWElRFBaSF4w1viA3iVRI/How-Kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong.html – http://outbounding.org/articles/view/how-kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong-livemint Economic Impact of Responsible Tourism in Kerala http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/opinion/2014/12/23/saving-ganga-will-require-planning-and-partnership http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Visa-on-arrival-for-American-citizens-may-boost-tourism/articleshow/44434211.cms Shripad Naik launches …

India

Photo: Urban lagoon in Hyderabad India is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east, Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. New Dehli is the national capital. Features Wild …

Low Carbon

Low-Carbon and Loving It: Adventures in sustainable living – from the streets of India to middle class Australia Recommended Listening Living the low carbon life in India Videos Elsewhere on the Web https://www.smh.com.au/national/a-real-riches-to-rags-story-20090227-8kd9.html Planeta.com Carbon Changing Climate New Titles

Diwali

Photo: Indu Harikumar Diwali = Hindu festival of lights, held in the period October to November 2018 dates: November 7 in North India and November 6 in South India and Singapore Elsewhere on the Web What a wonderful Diwali – Flickr Photos Twitter Moment Happy Diwali Happy Diwali! 🕯 Wikipedia Diwali Planeta.com India India Links …

Kerala Floods 2018

August, 2018 Kerala, India – The popular tourist destination in southern India has been battling heavy rains for over a week, which has left many parts of the state submerged in floodwaters. Since the onset of monsoon on May 29 this year, 264 people have died. The international airport at Kochi has suspended operations and …

India Independence Day

India flag Wikipedia: Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 15, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. Elsewhere on the Web https://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-in-india/independence-day-2018-reactions-live-updates-72nd-indian-independence-day-5306799 http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/celebrate-indias-independence-day-with-this-anthemic-playlist Quotes It shall …

Hyderabad

Photo Basic Facts founded: 1591 elevation: 544 meters location: 17 27N, 078 28E Lots to see – Chowmahallah Palace, Charminar, Laad Bazaar, Birla Mandir Temple, several museums, but best of all is Golconda Fort and the neighbouring Qutb Shah tombs just outside the city. Great food, too, with the local favorite chicken biryani Time Current …